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Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-09-2014, 08:45 PM
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Posted By visualsensation
Yea, it's ridiculous. It's been picking up...

Yea, it's ridiculous. It's been picking up channels from Green Bay, Grand Rapids, South Bend, Chicago, Rockford, Madison, Dubuque, and even a station from Iowa City. On top of that, at least four...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-04-2014, 11:51 AM
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Posted By visualsensation
Thanks for the suggestions. Formatting is out of...

Thanks for the suggestions. Formatting is out of the question right now due to the number of recordings. By experimentation, I have found that reset to factory defaults, followed by a soft reboot...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-28-2014, 07:04 AM
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Posted By visualsensation
My DTVPal has suddenly become a real headache. A...

My DTVPal has suddenly become a real headache. A few months ago it began receiving fringe channels, sometimes 20 at a time, which corrupted the timers and caused them all to skip. In order to get...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-03-2013, 10:26 AM
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Posted By visualsensation
Me too, an hour slow!

Me too, an hour slow!
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-24-2013, 11:33 AM
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Posted By visualsensation
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by JHBrandt http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1099071/the-official-avs-dish-dtvpal-dvr-topic/17070#post_23461446)

Good observation!...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-24-2013, 06:29 AM
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Posted By visualsensation
A few months ago I posted about a problem I had...

A few months ago I posted about a problem I had with my DVR where the remote control commands would not register unless I pressed the button more than once, and sometimes would register multiple...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-30-2013, 06:55 PM
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Posted By visualsensation
Scan with remap: No warnings/errors Smart: No...

Scan with remap: No warnings/errors
Smart: No Change

I put the drive back in, and the problem was *almost* non existent. I'll report back if I can ever pinpoint what is going on...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-30-2013, 03:02 PM
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Posted By visualsensation
Smart came back "good" and the scan returned no...

Smart came back "good" and the scan returned no errors...hrmph!


http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/181372/width/350/height/700/flags/LL...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-30-2013, 12:48 PM
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Posted By visualsensation
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by phildaant http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1099071/the-official-avs-dish-dtvpal-dvr-topic/16500#post_23144829)

I think that's a...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-30-2013, 06:36 AM
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Posted By visualsensation
Is there an easier way to make the drive spin up...

Is there an easier way to make the drive spin up without having to install linux?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-29-2013, 07:28 PM
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Posted By visualsensation
I reset to factory defaults, and the problem...

I reset to factory defaults, and the problem persisted. So I decided to remove the hard drive, and the problem went away completely. So it must be the hard drive after all. Drats.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-29-2013, 06:09 PM
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Posted By visualsensation
Quote:Originally Posted by P...

Quote:Originally Posted by P Smith http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1099071/the-official-avs-dish-dtvpal-dvr-topic/16500#post_23142425)

Pause mode do not...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-29-2013, 05:04 PM
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Posted By visualsensation
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Chuck44 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1099071/the-official-avs-dish-dtvpal-dvr-topic/16500#post_23142361)

Try a factory...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-29-2013, 04:42 PM
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Posted By visualsensation
Recently my DVR began responding very...

Recently my DVR began responding very erratically to remote control commands. Sometimes it will take 3-4 button pushes to get a response, other times it will execute 4 or 5 button pushes with just...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-10-2013, 06:33 AM
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Posted By visualsensation
I got hit hard by the DST bug this morning, with...

I got hit hard by the DST bug this morning, with both overnight recordings an hour fast, and all timers screwed up. However, things got weird while I was watching a recording. About a half hour into...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-29-2013, 10:40 AM
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Posted By visualsensation
My clock is now off about a minute, and I...

My clock is now off about a minute, and I unplugged the unit to do a reset (the remote control method hardly ever works for me). That got the time to be changeable, but the weird thing is that I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-25-2013, 05:19 PM
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Posted By visualsensation
Not sure if this has been reported, but...

Not sure if this has been reported, but Milwaukee stopped transmitting TVGOS guide data last Sunday or Monday, but time and date info is still being sent. It would be nice if they at least kept the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-17-2011, 06:15 PM
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Posted By visualsensation
Boy, looking at those screenshots, I can't...

Boy, looking at those screenshots, I can't believe they managed to create a UI that's even worse than their digital converter boxes from a few years ago. I wouldn't be shocked if the timers also...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-13-2011, 10:25 AM
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Posted By visualsensation
I've owned my DVR since December of 2008 and...

I've owned my DVR since December of 2008 and only experienced mild DST problems, up until this time. I noticed on Friday that just about every timer scheduled AFTER the switch was trashed, and I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-28-2010, 01:14 PM
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Posted By visualsensation
I think instead of having to delete all of the...

I think instead of having to delete all of the timers after the DST change, all you have to do is a soft reset by holding down the power button on the remote until it reboots.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-27-2010, 08:21 AM
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Posted By visualsensation
Quote:Originally Posted by P Smith...

Quote:Originally Posted by P Smith http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19395142)

Isn't too early to attribute malfunctions by DST ?


Overnight I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-26-2010, 07:54 PM
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Posted By visualsensation
I had my first DST related timer malfunction of...

I had my first DST related timer malfunction of the season today, when an 11 am Mon-Fri timer fired at 10 am, and the timer itself was changed to 10 am (no DST superscript) without my input. No...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-22-2010, 06:13 AM
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Posted By visualsensation
I noticed that low battery message last week. I...

I noticed that low battery message last week. I was lazy and didn't change the battery, and a few days ago the message went away and hasn't come back, the remote still working just fine. Weird.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-28-2010, 07:25 PM
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Posted By visualsensation
Quote:Originally Posted by dkreichen1968...

Quote:Originally Posted by dkreichen1968 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19254437)

Just had the strangest glitch I've ever experienced. Turned...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-11-2010, 07:30 AM
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Posted By visualsensation
I wish this thing gave you an option of using...

I wish this thing gave you an option of using TVGOS or PSIP for specific stations. In my local market, some of the independant stations provide only program titles to TVGOS while PSIP has detailed...
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